vincent hybrid preowned.
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Used will get you more, but if its new you want and with your budget, one immediately comes to mind. The Marantz PM8004.
At 1K list, this is no ordinary Marantz. It is built at their reference factory in Japan, boasts 70 wpc in 8 ohms, 100 wpc into 4 Ohms, +100 damping factor, +25 amps peak current and weighs a hefty 27 lbs.
I once heard this amp driving a pair of 10K Sonus Faber Cremona M's to some very impressive levels. So much so, I bought its big brother the PM15S2 LE and couldn't be happier. Good luck in your search.
Given your needs, I agree with the PM8004 recommendations provided it will drive your speakers to the level you need in the room you are using. There is a great difference in sound between the Vincent Hybrid integrateds (warm, great soundstage) and the Classe SS ones (detailed to point of analytical in my opinion, tight bass). Both good products, however they emphasize the need to know what it is about the sound of ones system one prefers most.
Renewing this thread. I'm still looking for advice from other Martin Logan Motion 12 users. What amplifiers are you using for best results with classical, jazz or vocal music? I'm currently using my old warhorse Denon PMA 1500 but believe my ML 12's will perform better with a 100W or higher output - hence the search. I'm evaluating the Parasound Halo. Does anyone have comments or suggestions?